Siganus labyrinthodes   (Bleeker,  1853) (Fish)
Organism information awaits expert curation
Taxonomy
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order:Perciformes
Family:Siganidae

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Description
Size: 25 cm.

Color: Golden-red dorsally, paler below.

Spine stout, pungent and venomous. Preopercular angle 105° (95°); strong, overlapping scales cover cheeks; midline of thorax scaled, not pelvic ridges. Anterior encircled by a flattened flange or rim, broader posteriorly. Dorsal spines (total): 13; Dorsal soft rays (total): 10-10; Anal spines: 7; Anal soft rays: 9; Vertebrae: 13.


Synonym (s)
Amphacanthus labyrinthodes Bleeker, 1853
Teuthis doliata (non Cuvier, 1830)
(Misapplied name)
Teuthis labyrinthodes (Bleeker, 1853)
(Senior synonym)

Common Name (s)
Economic Importance and Threats
Importance:  Dangers
(Venomous)

Ecology
Habitat:  Reef Associated

Biogeography


• Andaman and Nicobar Islands INDIA

Literature Source(s)
  • Rao, DV; Devi, K and Rajan, PT (2000) An account of ichthyofauna of Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Bay of Bengal Occasional paper no 178 Records of the Zoological Survey of India ZSI, Calcutta 1-434 Available at - NCL, Pune
  • Devi, K and Rao, DV (2003) Poisonous and venomous fishes of Andaman Islands, Bay of Bengal Occasional paper no 211 Records of The Zoolgical Survey of India ZSI, Calcutta 25934 Available at - NCL, Pune
  • Allen, GR and Mohammed, A (2003) Coral Reef Fishes of Indonesia Zoological Studies 42(1) 26299 Available at - Digital Information Resource Center, Pune.
  • Froese, R and Pauly, D (2000) Fishbase 2000: Concepts, design and data sources ICLARM 344 pp Available at - http://www.fishbase.org
  • Society for the Management of European Biodiversity Data (2009) World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Available at - http://www.marinespecies.org

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